It's another day of misery in the Philippines. Hundreds of thousands of survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan remain displaced amid growing concern of disease outbreaks in some of the hardest hit areas.

The U.S. State Department has confirmed that at least two Americans are among the1,800 confirmed dead.

Security forces say they exchanged gunfire today with an armed gang, and eight people were killed when looters overran a rice warehouse in the worst-hit city of Tacloban.

Meanwhile, a team of U.S. Marines and Navy sailors is providing assistance to the devastated island nation.

The Pentagon has dispatched the USS George Washington and other Navy ships to the disaster zone.